Dark Origins I wrote this post in response to a blog series I have been following called "Dark Origins: Nursery rhymes and fairy tales" by Roberta Eaton Cheadle. The series provides an in-depth discussion of the history and social context for the nursery rhymes and fairy tales many of us grew up with. I … Continue reading Call-and-Response: Accumlative Drollery
#poetryreading “Like Catching Falling Leaves,” by Chris Hall
The Prompt I'm not much of one for writing prompts, but I do enjoy reading what they inspire from other writers. Such is the case with the prompt photo below that inspired Chris Hall to write "Catching Falling Leaves." The combination of the poem and the prompt photograph immediately brought to mind this photo of … Continue reading #poetryreading “Like Catching Falling Leaves,” by Chris Hall
“Small Acts”: Wishing You a Joyous Christmas
When I read the poem "Small Acts" by Paul Vincent Cannon on his blog, I immediately wanted to read it aloud as my Christmas best wishes this year. Please click below to hear the reading. Thank you, Paul, for this beautiful gift of a poem.
Who Is That Famous Dog?
The Fame The Ennui What's This All About? The Professional Dog by Sue Clancy